Using Discovery

This 1-hour session will introduce you to the basics of the library catalogue, and the search tool (Discovery). You will find out how to search for books, ebooks, databases and journals using Discovery.

In this session we will use Discovery to:-

  1.        Find books, ebooks, online databases and ejournal articles
  2.        Access your library account and reserve books
  3.        Set up alerts to get automatic notifications of new findings in your field

Tue 4 Sept, 11:00 – 12:00
Wed 5 Sept, 13:00 – 14:00
Wed 12 Sept, 13:00 – 14:00
Thu 27 Sept, 11:00 – 12:00
Thu 11 Oct, 13:00 – 14:00
Tue 23 Oct, 11:00 – 12:00
Thu 6 Dec, 11:00 – 12:00

Venue: Meeting Room, Main Library

Presenters: Eisyah Shahwan, Ammir Jaffar and Fatin Fahirah Ab. Aziz

Literature Searching for EGIS subjects

This session is particularly suitable for final year undergraduates and postgraduate students.  Only EGIS students should attend this session.

Have you been told to find more suitable "academic" or "peer-reviewed" material to use in your assignments? Do you have to undertake a literature review? Have you tried searching for good information online (i.e. you've Googled it) but think there must be better information out there? If you still haven't found what you're looking for, then this session outlines good practice to help you get the authoritative information you need and will point you to some subject specific resources and search tools.

Wed 7 Nov, 13:00-14:00

Literature Searching for MACS subjects

This session is particularly suitable for final year undergraduates and postgraduate students.  Only MACS students should attend this session.

Have you been told to find more suitable "academic" or "peer-reviewed" material to use in your assignments? Do you have to undertake a literature review? Have you tried searching for good information online (i.e. you've Googled it) but think there must be better information out there? If you still haven't found what you're looking for, then this session outlines good practice to help you get the authoritative information you need and will point you to some subject specific resources and search tools.

Tue 13 Nov, 11:00 – 12:00

Literature Searching for EPS subjects

This session is particularly suitable for final year undergraduates and postgraduate students.  Only EPS students should attend this session.

Have you been told to find more suitable "academic" or "peer-reviewed" material to use in your assignments? Do you have to undertake a literature review? Have you tried searching for good information online (i.e. you've Googled it) but think there must be better information out there? If you still haven't found what you're looking for, then this session outlines good practice to help you get the authoritative information you need and will point you to some subject specific resources and search tools.

Wed 14 Nov. 13:00 – 14:00

Literature Searching for SoSS/EBS subjects

This session is particularly suitable for final year undergraduates and postgraduate students.  Only SoSS and EBS students should attend this session.

Have you been told to find more suitable "academic" or "peer-reviewed" material to use in your assignments? Do you have to undertake a literature review? Have you tried searching for good information online (i.e. you've Googled it) but think there must be better information out there? If you still haven't found what you're looking for, then this session outlines good practice to help you get the authoritative information you need and will point you to some subject specific resources and search tools.

Tue 13 Nov, 13:00 – 14:00